Education in Emergencies

The Rohingya Children of Karachi

The Rohingya Children of Karachi

From the article: Areeba is a Rohingya belonging to a migrant family from Myanmar. Her ancestors escaped from their land when it was Burma. They ran for their lives during the vicious recurrent cycles of purges against them as a minority group. Areeba was born in...
A Double Betrayal for Refugee Children (Project Syndicate)

A Double Betrayal for Refugee Children (Project Syndicate)

From the article: Last year, the Education Cannot Wait fund was created to close the education-financing gap for refugee children and ensure that the necessary resources are available when disaster strikes. It was a heartening development, but the harsh reality is...
The Right to Education for Refugees (Project Syndicate)

The Right to Education for Refugees (Project Syndicate)

From the article: LONDON – From Fawaz’s home in a makeshift refugee camp just across the border from Syria, where he lives with his now-displaced family, one danger has been traded for another. “There are no schools. There is no education. My children have no toys....
Notes from the field: Uganda’s response to the refugee crisis

Notes from the field: Uganda’s response to the refugee crisis

Arua, Northern Uganda — We are on Uganda’s northern border with South Sudan. A beautiful area with rolling green hills scattered with small villages comprised of mud huts, mango trees and compact cotton and tobacco fields. As Chief Adviser to the Education Commission,...